Haiti Voodoo Killings Rise As Cholera Epidemic Rages: Report

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — At least 45 people have been killed across Haiti due to accusations they are using “black magic” to spread cholera, the director of a Voodoo association said Friday.Most of the killings are occurring in the sout…

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — At least 45 people have been killed across Haiti due to accusations they are using “black magic” to spread cholera, the director of a Voodoo association said Friday.

Most of the killings are occurring in the southern coastal town of Jeremie, where people are being lynched, set on fire and attacked with machetes, said Max Beauvoir, a Voodoo priest. But he said killings also have been reported in Cap Haitien and the Central Plateau.

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